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synaptic

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New Latin synapsis.

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synaptic (comparative more synaptic, superlative most synaptic)

  1. (cytology) Of or relating to a synapse—the junction between the terminal of a neuron and another cell.
  2. (cytology) Of or relating to a synapsis—the association of homologous maternal and paternal chromosomes during the initial part of meiosis.

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